2 Lectures & a Luau with Dr. Peter Kreeft
May 4, 2012
On Friday, May 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm the The Catholic Information Center in Washington, DC, will welcome Dr. Peter Kreeft and Fr. Gabriel Gillen, O.P., in celebration of their upcoming documentary, The Sea Within: Letters to a Young Surfer on the philosophy of surfing. The project features Peter Kreeft and is based on his three books on the subject: I Surf Therefore I Am, If Einstein Had Been a Surfer, and The Sea Within. Dr. Kreeft and Fr. Gillen, O.P. will discuss their joint project, as well as share with us their Surf Lessons for the Spiritual Life. The Lecture is entitled: “The Sea, Surfing, and Waves as the Meaning of All Things”. There will also be a possible first preview and showing of clips from the upcoming documentary, The Sea Within: Letters to a Young Surfer. Discounts on all books by Peter Kreeft will be available. Food and refreshments will be served. $20 at the Door. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org On Saturday, May 12, 11am – 1pm Dr. Peter Kreeft will offer a book signing and a lecture entitled, “Tolkien’s Songs of the Sea: What J.R.R.Tolkien can teach us about preparing for our final sea voyage.”
“Great stories give us the grace of a mystical experience, on the level of the imagination.” — Peter Kreeft, “The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind the Lord of the Rings”
About the Catholic Information Center The Catholic Information Center strives to make the Catholic Church present and alive in the hearts of the men and women who work in the international, financial, and business center of the nation’s capitol. Located in downtown Washington DC, CIC’s chapel is a quiet refuge for prayer where Holy Mass, confession, and Eucharistic adoration are offered daily. With panel events, book signings, and an ongoing series of lectures and discussion groups, the CIC works to provide the tools necessary for Catholics to share and increase their faith. The Catholic Information Center is located at 1501 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005-1401. They can be reached at (202) 783-2062.